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The Drifters - 93% match to Frankie Valli

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Formed in 1953 in New York, USA, at the behest of Atlantic Records, this influential R&B vocal group was initially envisaged as a vehicle for ex-Dominoes singer Clyde McPhatter (Clyde Lensley McPhatter, 15 November 1932, Durham, North Carolina, USA, d. 13 June 1972, New York City, New York, USA). Gerhart Thrasher, Andrew Thrasher and Bill Pinkney (b. 15 August 1925, Dalz Read more

Dion - 70% match to Frankie Valli

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Blues Doo Wop Christian & Gospel R&B / Soul Soundtracks Easy Listening Folk Music Theme
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During his peak, from 1958-63, Dion (Dion Francis DiMucci, 18 July 1939, the Bronx, New York City, New York, USA) was the quintessential Italian-American New York City rocker and was, perhaps, the first major white rock singer who was not from a southern city. The career of one of America’s legendary artists has spanned six decades, during which time he has made numerou Read more

Jan & Dean - 50% match to Frankie Valli

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Holiday & Seasonal Music & Radio
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US pop duo comprising Jan Berry (William Jan Berry, 3 April 1941, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 26 March 2004, Los Angeles, California, USA) and Dean Torrence (b. 10 March 1940, Los Angeles, California, USA). Students at Emerson Junior High School, Berry and Torrence began singing together on an informal basis. They formed an embryonic group, the Barons, with Bruce Johnst Read more

Dion & The Belmonts - 48% match to Frankie Valli

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop Easy Listening
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The Del Vikings - 48% match to Frankie Valli

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The Lovin' Spoonful - 47% match to Frankie Valli

Genres: Pop / Rock Folk Music Videos & Concerts Easy Listening Pop / Rock Comedy
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Few US pop acts have gathered as much universal affection over the years as the brilliant and underrated Lovin’ Spoonful. Their back catalogue of hits is constantly repackaged and reissued as their stature increases. The band was formed in 1965 by John Sebastian (17 March 1944, Greenwich Vilage, New York City, New York, USA; vocals, guitar, harmonica, autoharp) and Zalm Read more

Jay & The Americans - 45% match to Frankie Valli

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Soundtracks Television Doo Wop Holiday & Seasonal
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This US act was formed in 1961 when former Mystics vocalist John ‘Jay’ Traynor (2 November 1938) joined ex-Harbor Lites duo Kenny Rosenberg, aka Kenny Vance, and Sandy Yaguda, aka Sandy Deane. Howie Kane (b. Howard Kerschenbaum) completed the line-up, which in turn secured a recording contract through the aegis of the songwriting and production team, Leiber And Sto Read more

The Crystals - 44% match to Frankie Valli

Genres: Pop / Rock Doo Wop R&B / Soul Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals
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This highly influential 60s US female vocal group were the product of Phil Spector, for his pioneering Philles record label. They, along with the Ronettes, were one of the definitive ‘wall of sound’ groups of the 60s. They came together after meeting in the legendary Brill Building where the group was preparing demos for the Aberbach’s famous publishing company H Read more

The Righteous Brothers - 43% match to Frankie Valli

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Television Easy Listening
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Despite their professional appellation, Bill Medley (William Thomas Medley, 19 September 1940, Santa Ana, California, USA) and Bobby Hatfield (b. Robert Lee Hatfield, 10 August 1940, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, USA, d. 5 November 2003, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA) were not related. They met in 1962 at California’s Black Derby club, where they won the approbation of its mixed-r Read more

Herman's Hermits - 42% match to Frankie Valli

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Musicals & The Arts
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Originally known as the Heartbeats, Herman’s Hermits were discovered in 1963 by manager Harvey Lisberg and his partner Charlie Silverman. After restructuring the group, the line-up emerged as Peter Noone (5 November 1947, Manchester, England; vocals), Karl Green (b. 31 July 1947, Salford, Manchester, England; bass), Keith Hopwood (b. 26 October 1946, Manchester, England Read more

The Shirelles - 41% match to Frankie Valli

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Formed in Passaic, New Jersey, USA, the Shirelles are possibly the archetypal ‘girl-group’; Shirley Owens (10 June 1941, Passaic, New Jesey, USA), Beverly Lee (b. 3 August 1941), Doris Kenner (b. Doris Coley, 2 August 1941, North Carolina, USA, d. 5 February 2000, Sacramento, California, USA) and Addie ‘Micki’ Harris (b. 22 January 1940, d. 10 June 1982) Read more

The Monkees - 40% match to Frankie Valli

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Easy Listening Comedy Music & Radio Soundtracks
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Inspired by the burgeoning pop phenomena and armed with an advance from Columbia’s Screen Gems subsidiary, US television producers Bob Rafelson and Bert Schneider began auditions for a show about a struggling pop band in 1965. When extant acts, including the Lovin’ Spoonful, proved inappropriate, an advertisement in the Daily Variety solicited 437 applications, includ Read more

Bobby Vee - 39% match to Frankie Valli

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Jazz Musicals & The Arts Vocals
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Robert Thomas Velline, 30 April 1943, Fargo, North Dakota, USA. Vee’s first exposure to the rock ‘n’ roll scene occurred in macabre circumstances when his group, the Shadows, deputized for Buddy Holly after the singer was killed in an air crash in February 1959. Soon after, Vee’s group were discovered by famed producer Snuff Garrett and saw their indepen Read more

The Foundations - 38% match to Frankie Valli

Genres: Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Comedy Music Videos & Concerts
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Formed in January 1967, the Foundations were discovered by London record dealer Barry Class as they rehearsed in the Butterfly, a club situated in a basement below his office. He introduced the group to songwriters Tony Macaulay and John Macleod, whose composition ‘Baby, Now That I’ve Found You’ became the group’s debut release. An engaging slice of commerci Read more

Tommy James - 38% match to Frankie Valli

Genres: Pop / Rock
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29 April 1947, Dayton, Ohio, USA. After the disbandment of Tommy James And The Shondells, James, the lead singer, produced New York group Alive And Kicking, whose ‘Tighter And Tighter’ reached the US Top 10. James himself then launched his solo career and after three minor hits, returned to the upper echelons of the chart in 1971 with the Top 5 hit ‘Draggin Read more

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